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8th Aug 2023
to 20th Oct 2023

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Number One Gun Battery Site, Athlone, Conservation Video

Film makers Bailey and Blake are documenting archaeological and conservation work at the Number One Gun Battery, Athlone.

The Number one Gun Battery is the last surviving example of the eight gun batteries that were constructed to defend Athlone from the threat of Napoleonic invasion in the L18th/E19th Century.

A local community Group are working with a conservation team to study and conserve the Number One Gun Battery and this video focuses on the work being done on site in 2023.

The video will be uploaded to YouTube and shared on the Social channels of Athlone Number One Gun Battery; and Westmeath Heritage ;;

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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